Skip to main content

Table 4 Mean and standard deviation of 1RM test and PPT and median of CK concentration according to group, type of contraction and evaluation time

From: Strength gain through eccentric isotonic training without changes in clinical signs or blood markers

Variables Groups Evaluation time
   Baseline 24 hours 48 hours 72 hours 96 hours
1RM (Kg) C1 (n=24) 46.67±15.72     46.04±16.02
  E1 (n=22) 47.96±13.94     46.36±14.90
  C10 (n=23) 46.30±10.03     48.70±11.20
  E10 (n=24) 49.58±11.32     55.42±10.52 * #
PPT (Kgf) C1 (n=24) 2.34±0.36 2.37±0.34 2.26±0.48 2.34±0.39 2.31±0.41
  E1 (n=22) 2.48±0.22 2.47±0.22 2.36±0.34 2.36±0.36 2.49±0.13
  C10 (n=23) 2.46±0.29 2.45±0.29 2.48±0.19 * 2.48±0.26 2.50±0.23
  E10 (n=24) 2.54±0.04 2.52±0.11 2.53±0.09 # 2.50±0.18 2.46±0.31
CK (U/L) C1 (n=24) 54.58 68.75 ♦ 111.30 * # ♦ 90.02 * ♦ 91.90 * # ♦
  E1 (n=22) 44.17 66.34 65.04 55.76 39.84
  C10 (n=23) 25.57 26.98 29.77 29.82 27.00
  E10 (n=24) 31.50 34.05 37.13 39.64 34.87
  1. Legend: C1: Concentric stress; E1: Eccentric stress; C10: Concentric training; E10: Eccentric training; 1RM: One-repetition maximum – * p < 0.05 in comparison to baseline; # p < 0.05 in comparison to G2 at 96 hours; PPT: Pressure pain threshold – * p < 0.05 in comparison to C1; # p < 0.05 in comparison to E1; CK: Creatine kinase – * p < 0.05 in comparison to C10; # p < 0.05 in comparison to E1; ♦ p < 0.05 in comparison to baseline.